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12.01.2011 - [Men's Basketball]
Deshaunt Walker
Deshaunt Walker

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LEVELLAND, Texas - The NJCAA No. 6 ranked South Plains College Texans won for the ninth time in nine tries with a 92-68 rout of the University of Chihuahua (Mexico). Sophomore Deshaunt Walker came off the bench to lead all scorers with 16 points, while teammates Tymell Murphy, Greg Gainey, Stanton Kidd, and Malcolm Miller also chipped in with double-digit scoring nights.

South Plains (9-0) built up a comfortable 35-point lead at halftime.

Murphy, a 6-5 sophomore guard from Brooklyn, N.Y., scored 12 points after hitting 5-of-5 from the field including a three-point basket and a free throw that completed a three-point play in less than 10-minutes of playing time. Gainey was nearly as perfect with a 5-of-6 shooting night and 11-points, while Stanton Kidd and Malcolm Miller added 10 apiece.

The Texan Classic begins Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. with New Mexico Military (5-5) and Clarendon College (7-5) opening the tournament with the Texans following at 6:30 p.m. against Coastal Bend College (6-4). The Cougars fell 74-56 Thursday night against No. 20 ranked Odessa College (11-1).

Live stats and video of every game of the Texan Classic can be found at www.spctexans.com.


Chihuahua ( )
Jonathan Talavera 1-4 1-1 3, Sergio Nieves 1-2 0-0 3, Martin Fierro 1-3 2-3 4, Carlos Ruiz 3-4 0-0 6, Alan Olivas 6-11 1-3 15, Sergio Panduro 5-6 0-0 12, Gustavo Chavarria 3-9 1-2 7, Daniel Estrada 2-4 0-0 4, Israel Nolasco 4-14 6-6 14, Idael Velazquez 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-57 11-15 68

South Plains (9-0)
Deshaunt Walker 6-11 1-1 16, Yanick Moreira 4-8 0-1 8, Derrell Edwards 1-6 0-0 3, Corey Spence 0-0 0-0 0, Devonte Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Stanton Kidd 4-6 2-2 10, Marshall Henderson 3-7 0-0 8, Tymell Murphy 5-5 1-1 12, Greg Gainey 5-6 1-2 11, Malcolm Miller 4-11 0-0 10, Chase Campbell 1-3 0-0 2, Darius Harris 2-3 2-3 6, Terrence Durham 0-0 0-0 0, Anthony Walker 2-3 0-0 4, Alex Giraudier 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 38-72 7-10 92

SCORE BY PERIODS

1st

2nd

TOTAL

Chihuahua

21

47

68

South Plains

56

36

92


FG%: Chihuahua .456, South Plains .528. 3-pt FG:Chihuahua 5-10 (Nieves 1-1, Fierro 0-2, Ruiz 0-1, Olivas 2-3, Panduro 2-2, Chavarria 0-1), South Plains 9-29 (Walker 3-8, Moreira 0-1, Edwards 1-4, Henderson 2-5, Murphy 1-1, Miller 2-9, Harris 0-1). Rebounds: Chihuahua 31 (Nolasco 9), South Plains 37 (Giraudier 6). Fouls Chihuahua 12, South Plains 11. Fouled out: none. Technical: Henderson. Assists: Chihuahua 4 (Nolasco 3), South Plains 21 (Durham 4). Steals: Chihuahua 8 (Nieves 2, Ruiz 2, Panduro 2), South Plains 12 (Edwards 3, Miller 3). Blocked shots: Chihuahua 0, South Plains 5 (Moreira 2). Turnovers: Chihuahua 23, South Plains 14. Attendance: 0.